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How to Disinfect and Sanitize Your Home Appliances

Even when you’re only staying at home, you can still harbour contaminants that could affect your health. Germs lurk on surfaces, and with the ongoing pandemic, any surface of your house is a potential home for undesirable microorganisms or worse, viruses. If you're running out on ideas on how to...

14 Cool Hacks to Beat the Heat and Save Electricity

We're just a few weeks away from the summer season, and this means it's swelter weather once again. While weather predictions continue to be optimistic that Toronto summer temperatures this year won't be as high as last year's, it's safe to assume that the hotter days in early June and...

Are You Ready for Your Next Appliance Service Call?

If you're planning on doing a house-wide spring cleaning activity, prioritize a maintenance check for appliances. Both old and new units need tender loving care to prolong their useful life. While you may be tempted to resort to buying new appliances to replace malfunctioning ones, that may not be the...

My Washer Likes to Dance — Should I Be Worried?

If you've owned a washing machine for a considerable period of time, chances are you may have seen it look as if it moved itself from one spot to another while you weren’t looking. You may have also heard it make loud banging noises in the basement at certain moments...

7 Things to Look for in a Good Contractor

Sometimes, you just can't do it on your own. You may think you've got it all together, and then all of a sudden, your fridge stops working after so many frail attempts at a DIY repair. It’s high time to finally accept that you may need somebody else in your...

How to Deep Clean Your Fridge

Cleaning up is always an important part of taking care of the house, but some places often get more attention than others. The fridge is one of the most overlooked appliances. Many homeowners assume that because food is kept cold or rotated through, the fridge stays clean. However, the truth...

8 Easy Ways to Prolong Your Washing Machine’s Lifespan

Like your other appliances, it’s vital you take steps to take optimal care of your washing machine to keep it active for much longer and keep it working at peak efficiency. On average, washing machines last up to 10 years, making them a major investment. With that in mind, it...

7 Symptoms of a Failing Stove

Upkeep of appliances is part and parcel of being a homeowner. Regular maintenance is the simple key to prolonging the lifespan of your fridges and stoves. However, it’s normal for those appliances to fail after some time, even when you’ve put in the effort to keep them in optimal condition....

Fridge Not Cooling? What Are the Causes and What to Do?

Coming home one day and finding out that your fridge is not cooling is probably one of the most cumbersome situations. On top of the inconvenience, you are also at risk of spoiling the food you have inside and creating a mess in your kitchen. Appliances breaking down is almost...

10 Signs Your Washing Machine Needs Repair

A washing machine breaking can be extremely frustrating, especially if there’s a pile of laundry waiting to be washed. An average washing machine is supposed to last about 10 years, but many may agree that it’s not always a smooth ride. Luckily, not all problems mean that your washer is...